The South Fork of Taylor Creek Trail is a short, less traveled trail that ventures up into one of the “finger” canyons. It is covered in soft, green overgrowth that makes it nice and cool during the day. This is a scenic, easy trail that is great for Spring, Summer, and Fall, but may closed during the snow season. The trail is a single track through the woods that ends up in a nice clearing next to some walls that look like they could be great for an amateur rock climber. This hike is good for the whole family and is another great option for the hot Southern Utah weather!
The Middle Fork of Taylor Creek Trail is a scenic easy trail that is great for Spring, Summer, and Fall, but may closed during the snow season. The trail is a single track through the woods that features a couple of old ranchers’ cabins and a cool, shady alcove at the end of the hike. This hike is family friendly but could get a little long for kids that are not used to walking longer distances. Overall a great hike, and perfect for beating the summer heat!
If you are (or have been) among the almost 3 million yearly visitors to Zion National Park and have not seen Kolob Arch then you have truly missed one of the most incredible hikes and landmarks in the western hemisphere. Kolob Arch hides in the most northwestern part of Zion National Park in the Kolob Canyons District. Long debated as the world’s longest free-standing arch, Kolob Arch has certainly gained a reputation for being one of the most impressive arches! In 2006, The Natural Arch and Bridge Society re-measured the arch and found it to be 287.4 ft long – just 3 ft short of the record holding Landscape Arch in Arches National Park.